Nick Martin

Sleepers Into Stars: Brian Kelly’s Best Recruiting Hits For Notre Dame

Signing day 2017 finished with a flourish for Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish, signing six players in the last two weeks after sending out a boat load of new offers while bringing in a new staff and losing commitments to other ...
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Notre Dame’s 2016 NFL Rookies Impresing Early

While the 2016 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are just three days into their fall camp, many of their former teammates who are now pursuing their NFL dreams have been working for weeks.  NFL training camps kicks off in late July ...
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NFL Draft Proves Kelly, Hiestand Have Rebuilt the Irish Line

From 2004-2013, Notre Dame football produced just one offensive lineman drafted high than the 6th round in the NFL Draft. That’s 10 NFL Drafts and just one lineman selected higher than the 6th round for the Fighting Irish – a program ...
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Recapping Notre Dame’s 2015 Team Awards

On Friday night Notre Dame celebrated Team 127 with the annual Echoes event – aka the old Notre Dame football banquet.  The yearly celebration is highlighted, of course, by handing out a myriad of awards.  Here’s a full recap of ...

Ranking Notre Dame’s ’15 Offensive Starters: Pre-Spring Practice Edition

To have 11 players we had to take a flyer at quarterback.  Wiser men would wait and see, but occasionally, the job description of a fool is to rush in.  Despite what is offered below, Everett Golson is evocative of ...
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Notre Dame v. Purdue ’14 – Key Matchups

The Irish will look to build off their statement victory over Michigan when they battle in-state rival Purdue in the annual Shamrock Series game.  The Irish showed what they can look like when they put it all together versus Michigan ...
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Notre Dame Names 2014 Football Captains

When Brian Kelly met with the media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly game week press conference, he said he wasn’t quite ready to name his 2014 captains, but that he would have news within 24 hours.  Kelly didn’t need ...
Jaylon Smith - Notre Dame LB

Notre Dame vs. Rice ’14 – Key Matchups

The Irish will look to rebound from a disappointing 2013 campaign by getting back to their winning ways in 2014, and that begins when the Rice Owls travel to South Bend.  Rice crafted an impressive 2013 campaign going 10-4 with ...
Nick Martin - Lost for Season

Nick Martin Lost for the Season

Notre Dame suffered another season ending injury this weekend.  Starting center Nick Martin suffered what Brian Kelly described as a significant knee injury in the 23-13 victory over BYU and will miss the regular season finale against Stanford and whatever ...
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Notre Dame vs. Pitt – Key Matchups

Notre Dame struggled mightily last week but survived against Navy and kept their BCS hopes alive.  The Irish are done with facing the option offense which is good for the defense as they can get back to normal assignments.  The ...
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Notre Dame @ Purdue ’13: Key Matchups

Notre Dame enters its game with in-state rival Purdue coming off a very poor performance versus Michigan.  The Irish turned the ball over, took costly penalties, and struggled defensively against the Wolverines.  The Irish need to play much better than ...
Sheldon Day - Notre Dame DT

Replacing Notre Dame’s NFL Bound Talent

Eight former Notre Dame players who played significant roles in the Irish reaching the 2013 BCS Championship game are in Indianapolis this weekend for the NFL Combine.  As their professional careers begin, however, Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame coaches ...

The Overlooked: Class of ’11 Edition

Brian Kelly and staff reeled in a recruiting class on Wednesday in their first go round coaching the Fighting Irish.  Mixed in with headliners like Aaron Lynch, Stephon Tuitt, and Ishaq Williams are a number of players who have flown ...

Class of ’11 Cliff’s Notes Edition – Offense

Baring any last minute changes, Notre Dame will sign seven offensive players in this year’s class.  Here’s a quick run down of each along with a look at the lone special teams addition this year. George Atkinson III – WR ...

Notre Dame Picks Up OL Nick Martin

Starting left tackle Zack Martin’s brother, Nick, had been committed to play for Kentucky since August, but according to multiple reports on Monday, the younger Martin brother decommitted from Kentucky in favor of Notre Dame. Martin is a versatile lineman ...

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